Is HIV Becoming Less Contagious?

Is HIV Becoming Less Contagious? By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) — New research in Africa suggests that the AIDS virus is getting smarter about evading the immune system while evolving into a less contagious and less lethal infection overall. In the country of Botswana, at least, “anyone who is […]

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Scooters Leading Cause of Toy-Linked Injuries in Kids

A Leading Cause of Toy-Linked Injuries in Kids By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Here’s a sobering statistic to ponder before buying holiday gifts for your kids: A new study shows that a child with a toy-related injury is treated in a U.S. emergency department every 3 minutes. Much […]

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Weight Could Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief

Weight Could Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief By Alex Kramer HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) — People with rheumatoid arthritis may be more likely to achieve remission if they maintain a healthy body weight, according to new research. The study found that those who were heaviest had almost 65 percent reduced odds of […]

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No Link Between Acetaminophen in Pregnancy, Asthma in Kids: Study

Acetaminophen in Pregnancy: No Kids’ Asthma Link By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Taking acetaminophen, best known as Tylenol, during pregnancy or giving it to young children does not raise the risk of childhood asthma, a new study finds. Concerns have been raised that the use of acetaminophen during […]

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No Link Between Acetaminophen in Pregnancy, Asthma in Kids: Study

Acetaminophen in Pregnancy: No Kids’ Asthma Link By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Taking acetaminophen, best known as Tylenol, during pregnancy or giving it to young children does not raise the risk of childhood asthma, a new study finds. Concerns have been raised that the use of acetaminophen during […]

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No Link Between Acetaminophen in Pregnancy, Asthma in Kids: Study

Acetaminophen in Pregnancy: No Kids’ Asthma Link By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Taking acetaminophen, best known as Tylenol, during pregnancy or giving it to young children does not raise the risk of childhood asthma, a new study finds. Concerns have been raised that the use of acetaminophen during […]

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Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg Gets Heart Stent

Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg Gets Heart Stent Nov. 26, 2014 — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a stent placed in her heart’s right coronary artery during surgery Wednesday. The procedure was conducted at MedStar Washington Hospital Center after Ginsburg experienced discomfort during exercise Tuesday night and doctors discovered a blockage in the […]

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‘Text Neck’ and Other Tech Troubles

‘Text Neck’ and Other Tech Troubles Nov. 26, 2014 — Gift-buying season is here, and on top of the wish list for most people is the latest tech gadget or gizmo. But some experts are concerned that more tech may equal more pain for frequent users. For starters, we take on “text neck” — and […]

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U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Drops to New Low: CDC

U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Drops to New Low: CDC By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Fewer American adults are smoking cigarettes than ever, health officials said. In fact, the rate of cigarette smoking has dropped from about 21 percent in 2005 to 18 percent in 2013. That means the […]

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Steer Clear of Cold Meds for Babies, FDA Advises

Steer Clear of Cold Meds for Babies, FDA Advises By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Most babies and young children don’t need medicines if they have a cold, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. Over-the-counter (OTC) cold and cough medicine should not be given to children younger than […]

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